(Closed) Garden Party GIVEWAY!

Spring is such a lovely time of year—what better way to celebrate the warm weather, beautiful blooms, and flavors of the season than with a garden party?! We’ve teamed up with Jessica of LuxeandtheLady to send one lucky winner a free box of Vodka, Adventures, and Spring, Oh My! You know you want to take…

Amber Rum Cocktails in the Wild

Here’s a roundup of images from our community of subscribers enjoying their April Amber Rum Box cocktails! Which cocktail was your favorite? Tell us in the comments!

Call Me Old Fashioned

Shaker & Spoon’s Rum Old Fashioned is a bit of a modern twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, with the addition of zingy house-made black pepper–ginger syrup. The combination of orange and Angostura bitters, fresh lemon, and the syrup has a slightly spicy and warm flavor—almost like butterscotch. As an Old Fashioned is a…

Do You Know What Thyme It Is?

Now that the sun is finally shining (and it’s beginning to feel like spring), it’s the perfect thyme to mix up a cool, refreshing cocktail that’s full of flavor! Shaker & Spoon’s Rum Smash combines tart lemon, sweet house-made cinnamon syrup, and Angostura bitters. I wanted to find a treat that embodied a similar flavor profile…

The Rum Down

If you’re anything like I am, a rum-based cocktail conjures up images of tropical escapes and maybe a little bit of swashbuckling. This makes sense: rum originated in the Caribbean. But it wasn’t always about mai tais and mojitos—rum’s origin story has darker associations, as it was first distilled on sugarcane plantations in the seventeenth…

Blurred Limes

I donut know about you, but I like to enjoy my cocktails with a little sweet on the side! Shaker & Spoon’s Rum Buck has a tangy, tropical flavor from the mix of their house-made hibiscus syrup and fresh lime juice, as well as a bit of a bite from the ginger beer. I wanted to…

Vodka, Adventures, and Spring, Oh My!

TGIF! We hope you’re sitting down, because this may be our most exciting box reveal yet! It’s the first one since Russell Davis—former co-star of and expert on Spike TV’s Bar Rescue and Nightclub & Bar’s 2012 Bartender of the Year—joined our team as Chief Cocktail Officer! We’re calling it Vodka, Adventures, and Spring, Oh…

Russell Davis joins the team!

We are so very pleased to announce today that Russell Davis has joined the Shaker & Spoon team as Chief Cocktail Officer!  Russell, who is a leading bar/mixology/spirits consultant and bar industry entrepreneur, was co-star of and expert on Spike TV’s Bar Rescue and is the current co-host of The Road Rash Podcast. In addition…

Welcome to the Blog!

Welcome to the brand new Shaker & Spoon blog! We’re excited for the opportunity to share even more with you: tips, tricks, food pairings, bartender interviews, cocktail history, oh-so-interesting booze news, and other extras. We’ll be keeping our eyes and ears open for the kinds of questions that you—our community of subscribers—are asking, in order…